Package Tour - 6 Day Garden Route & Addo Elephant National Park
Categories: Sightseeing / Wildlife
This package is a combination of the gentle Garden Route of the Western Cape and an exciting Bush Safari in the malaria free Eastern Cape Region, as well as a trip to the famous Addo Elephant National Park. Tour starts and ends in Cape Town (but can drop off in PE if required).
At a Glance
Day 1: Cape Town to Knysna
Drive through the fruit orchards of Elgin and Grabouw to Swellendam and on to Mossel Bay. Visit the interesting Diaz museum complex. On through Wilderness and the beautiful 'Lakes District' to Knysna. Overnight Knysna.
Day 2: Knysna to Tsitsikamma National Park
Visit the Knysna Heads. Drive to Plettenberg Bay and Natures Valley. Visit either the Elephant Sanctuary OR Birds of Eden OR Monkeyland OR Wildcat Sanctuary. On to te Tistsikamma National Park. Short hike to suspension bridge. Overnight in seaside cottages and be lulled to sleep by the sound of the rolling waves and the fresh sea air.
Overnight: Sea Cottages in the Tsitsikamma National Park
Day 3: Tsitsikamma National Park to Addo Elephant National Park
Visit the 'Big Tree'. Drive to friendly Port Elizabeth. Visit a private game reserve for a true safari experience in an open air Land Rover. Following a traditional African dinner around the campfire we do a short night drive before retiring for the evening at a riverfront guest lodge.
Overnight: Riverfront Guest Lodge
Day 4: Riverfront Guest Lodge to Addo Elephant National Park
Enter the Addo Elephant Park and do a gentle game drive in search of the giant pachyderms. After lunch in the reserve you check in to your overnight accommodation. Afternoon siesta or swim? followed by a late afternoon game drive. Overnight in Park in cottages overlooking a waterhole.
Overnight: Addo Elephant National Park
Day 5: Addo Elephant National Park to Oudtshoorn
Drive to Oudtshoorn along remote but incredibly scenic country roads. Visit the amazing Cango Caves. Overnight in a quaint country lodge near Oudtshoorn, the Ostrich capital of the World.
Day 6: Oudtshoorn to Cape Town
Ride an Ostrich at Highgate? Drive dramatic Route 62 through the arid Little Karoo to Barrydale. On through the fruit orchards and vineyards to Montagu, Worcester and finally Cape Town.